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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 1714

Felton family papers

Papers of American classical scholar and professor, and president of Harvard College, Cornelius Conway Felton and his family.


  • 1851-1907

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.


.5 linear feet (1 box)

Contains lectures Cornelius Felton delivered at Harvard and elsewhere, a few poems by him, manuscripts and diaries of European trips by Felton women, probably his daughters, some family correspondence, and a photograph.

Biographical / Historical

Cornelius Conway Felton (1807-1862) was a classical scholar and professor, then president of Harvard College.


Organized into the following series:
  1. I. Correspondence
  2. II. Other manuscripts

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

62M-340. Purchased with the Duplicate fund from Maxwell Hunley; received: 1962.
Felton family. Felton family papers, 1851-1907: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

Houghton Library is Harvard College's principal repository for rare books and manuscripts, literary and performing arts archives, and more. The library's holdings of primary source material are managed by an expert staff and shared with scholars, students and the public in the reading room.

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